Walt Saadus

United StatesPhoenix AZ, United States
20
years of
experience
Specialty: Commercial, Architecture, People, Nature, Artistic
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Over 25 years experience as an Commercial Photographer in Phoenix AZ.. B.A. Degree from Brooks Institute of Photography, been loveing the ART of PHOTOGRAPHY since age 7. Over 15 years of experience teaching and lecturing about photography. Photography is about the "Art of Seeing". Clients include, Bank of America, LA Fitness, University of Phoenix, Phoenix International Airport, Audi, Fiat and Subaru to name a few. Published in Phoenix Home & Garden, Architectural Digest, Better Homes & Garden, AIA Digest, Scottsdale Scene & too many more to name. I love looking at other peoples photos, the best way to learn to take better photos is through educated critiques, LOOK.... LEARN..... SHOOT!
Photo Critique
Rating
8
Photographer: Christopher Winston
Camera:
Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Hello Christopher, your subjects are great, expression and enthusiasm is excellent. What does not work for me is the message you are trying to portray through the pho...
Photo Critique
Rating
8.4
Photographer: Catesha Nelson
Camera:
NIKON D3200
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Hello Catesha, you have a great eye for picking your subject. He has a great natural expression that does not looked posed! With a few basic corrections in compositio...
Photo Critique
Rating
8.9
Photographer: Kay McBeath
Camera: Canon EOS REBEL T1i
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Hi Kay, nice to see some more work from you. This abstract is a very nice piece of art. I love the way your eye selects things that a lot of others do not see. These ...
Photo Critique
Rating
8.1
Photographer: Christy Gilland
Camera:
Olympus E-620
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Hello Christy, I love the subject of this photo. Young people having fun on the beach is a great sellable subject. I could not make some corrections because I was not...
Photo Critique
Rating
7.9
Photographer: Wayne Churchill
Camera:
NIKON D7000
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Hello Wayne, you took on a very hard subject and I love your determination. Bringing the ladybug into a studio setting was a great idea and trying to make it bigger t...
Photo Critique
Rating
9.4
Photographer: Kay McBeath
Camera: Canon EOS REBEL T1i
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Job well done Kay! Very nice flower photo. I love the focus on the flowers and the very diffused background. This makes for a very eye pleasing photograph for the vie...
Photo Critique
Rating
8.4
Photographer: Kay McBeath
Camera: Canon EOS REBEL T1i
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Hi Kay, great to see you and your wonderful photos again. I do like your subject and you know I like the way you have a great eye for abstracts! My main concern in th...
Photo Critique
Rating
9.1
Photographer: Chris Meehan
Camera:
Canon EOS 600D
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Hello Chris, this is a great photograph. I can tell you really love nature. You know your subject and it reflects in your photography! Good light, good camera angle &...
Photo Critique
Rating
8.4
Photographer: Chris Meehan
Camera:
Canon EOS 600D
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Hi Chris, very nice photo, I love the light..... You shot it at a perfect time of day, warm light at dusk is great for nature shots. With a little work on your compos...
Photo Critique
Rating
8.7
Photographer: Laura Champ
Camera:
NIKON D90
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Hello Laura, you have a great start to a very nice portrait here. I love the color and light you used. You say you wanted to convey a message with this portrait, that...
Photo Critique
Rating
9.6
Photographer: Sheila Reeves
Camera:
Canon EOS 60D
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Fabulous job Sheila! Great subject and great time of day. The dew drops really make this photograph stand out from the rest! Keep up the good work and I like the subj...
Photo Critique
Rating
9.4
Photographer: Sheila Reeves
Camera:
Canon EOS 60D
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Hello Sheila, you have your act together, I love this photograph! The dragonfly makes a very interesting subject and all of your camera and post processing techniques...
Photo Critique
Rating
9.3
Photographer: Leonard Aschenbrand
Camera:
NIKON D300
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Leonard, another superb portrait. I like the pose and the subjects expression. You can tell he is into his work does not even know you are there taking photographs of...
Photo Critique
Rating
9.3
Photographer: Leonard Aschenbrand
Camera:
NIKON D300
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
A superb image Leonard! I love this little guy as a subject, he has great natural expressions and poses. With just a little correction on the composition you will hav...
Photo Critique
Rating
9.3
Photographer: Leonard Aschenbrand
Camera:
NIKON D300
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Leonard, great job of patience on your part, waiting for the plane and the train to be in the shot at the same time was great, I'm sure that took awhile, but well wor...
Photo Critique
Rating
9
Photographer: Leonard Aschenbrand
Camera:
NIKON D300
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Leonard, another good shot! The young boy definitely has the best natural pose & expression. I love the positioning of his one leg and his expression of how he's look...
Photo Critique
Rating
9.3
Photographer: Leonard Aschenbrand
Camera:
NIKON D300
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Hello Leonard, great to see you back! I think you got a real winner here. I have been following your other photographs, I like this shot a lot more then I did the sho...
Photo Critique
Rating
9.4
Photographer: Leonard Aschenbrand
Camera:
NIKON D300
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
OK Leonard, another great photo! I love your enthusiasm for photography, I can tell by your photos that you really enjoy what you are doing. Your "eye" for your subje...
Photo Critique
Rating
9.3
Photographer: Kay McBeath
Camera: Canon EOS REBEL T1i
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Hi Kay, very nice to see you back. I'm glad you are still out there enjoying your camera and your passion. I like this photo a lot, a very nice flower and adding the ...
Photo Critique
Rating
9.3
Photographer: Marco Zuniga
Camera:
Canon EOS 7D
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Marco, GREAT JOB! I can not believe you just started shooting. In this photo you have 99% of the basics already down. Your subject is great, your camera is great, now...
Photo Critique
Rating
7.7
Photographer: Georgina Brown
Camera:
NIKON D5000
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Hello Georgina, I like this shot a lot. It has the potential of being a great shot with just a few corrections, in camera and in post processing. The color of the boa...
Photo Critique
Rating
8.3
Photographer: Ron Moore
Camera:
NIKON D600
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
OK Ron, Job well done. Since you choose a subject, architecture, which I am very familiar with I might of been a little tough on you, but that is only because "I love...
Photo Critique
Rating
7.9
Photographer: Dr Ayham Al-Ayoubi
Camera: SLT-A55V
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Hello Dr Ayham Al-Ayoubi, Thank you for choosing me to critique your photograph. Since you are the subject I am not sure if this is a "self portrait" or if someone el...
Photo Critique
Rating
8
Photographer: Kay McBeath
Camera: Canon EOS REBEL T1i
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Hi Kay!! Nice to see another one of your excellent photos. Roses are a very popular photographic subject, so we do have to find ways to make ours stand out from the r...
Photo Critique
Rating
8
Photographer: Petros Diveris
Camera:
NIKON D800
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Hello Petros, you have a very interesting photo. It is different and I like that! Everyone can shoot good looking people and flowers. But it is a lot harder to take a...
Photo Critique
Rating
8.9
Photographer: Kay McBeath
Camera: Canon EOS REBEL T1i
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Nice job Kay!!! The use of natural light from the right side, the shadows and highlights that I have been telling you about..... worked great here. I can tell you wer...
Photo Critique
Rating
8.3
Photographer: David Johnson
Camera:
Canon EOS 600D
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Hello David, nice to see another one of your photos. I like that you are experimenting with special effects in photo shop. This pastel / sketch feel does work very we...
Photo Critique
Rating
8
Photographer: Erik F. Vogel
Camera: NX1000
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Hi Erik, great to have you back! This shot is nice, simple and clean, technically speaking everything is fine also. The problem I have is it is just too ordinary, I h...
Photo Critique
Rating
9
Photographer: Erik F. Vogel
Camera: NX1000
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Erik, job well done. Great subject with a lot of interesting detail and I love your story of the dry vs the green. Visually & technically you wgere very close to righ...
Photo Critique
Rating
8.4
Photographer: Erik F. Vogel
Camera: NX1000
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
I like your bird shots a lot Erik! You have a lot of patience and very high knowledge of how to shoot this subject technically. Catching the hummingbird scratching an...
Photo Critique
Rating
8.3
Photographer: David Johnson
Camera:
Canon EOS 600D
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Hi David. you have a very nice photograph here. I love the natural light and all the detail this shot has. The one major correction is a simple one and that is compos...
Photo Critique
Rating
7.4
Photographer: David Johnson
Camera:
Canon EOS 600D
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
OK David, in this photo you have interesting subject matter, but I find it just too busy. Work on composition and use of camera, aperature, speed & ISO. A lot of the ...
Photo Critique
Rating
8.4
Photographer: Kay McBeath
Camera: Canon EOS REBEL T1i
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Hi Kay, I'm always glad to see a photo from you, keeps me on my toes. Very interesting subject & it takes a good creative eye to see such a subject. I love the way & ...
Photo Critique
Rating
8.9
Photographer: Theresa Moynes
Camera:
NIKON D300
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Hi Theresa, what a lovely building and a great photograph. I like your use of water for the foreground and the very dramatic sky for the background. Black and white a...
Photo Critique
Rating
8.1
Photographer: Kay McBeath
Camera: Canon EOS REBEL T1i
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Hi Kay, Always nice to see a photo from you! I love your artistic approach! I judged your photo technically as well as artistically... What you see and what this phot...
Photo Critique
Rating
7.1
Photographer: Diana Valence
Camera:
Canon EOS 50D
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Hi Diana, I love that you saw a very simple subject and photographed it. Some great photographs are of simple subject matter! The choice of black and white was a good...
Photo Critique
Rating
8.9
Photographer: Kay McBeath
Camera: Canon EOS REBEL T1i
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Hi Kay, it was great to see that you were out shooting on a holiday! You have your new lens, I was worried for awhile it might not be that sharp, but with this shot i...
Photo Critique
Rating
7.9
Photographer: Kay McBeath
Camera: Canon EOS REBEL T1i
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Kay, Kay, Kay.... I know I probably disapointed you with this score, but please do not be disapointed. I am very concerned about the focus, especiall since you said y...
Photo Critique
Rating
7.6
Photographer: Msiza Jack
Camera: WB200F/WB201F/WB202F
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Hello Msiza, I do love your first attempt at this shot. I like the idea and the reflections. With a few minor adjustments, especially in composition, you could have a...
Photo Critique
Rating
8.1
Photographer: Amanda Coertze
Camera:
Canon PowerShot SX150 IS
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Hi Amanda, you have a very interesting subject. You did a great job shooting it with the equipment you had. The surreal feeling of the beetle is interesting but makes...
Photo Critique
Rating
7.6
Photographer: Elias Temponi
Camera:
Canon EOS REBEL T3
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Hello Elias, this is a very nice photo, I love the subject and the story you are trying to tell. With small changes in your crop and more depth of field will help thi...
Photo Critique
Rating
8.7
Photographer: Erik F. Vogel
Camera: NX1000
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Hi Erik, nice to see you back! I like this flower shot a lot. Good composition, color and light. It does tell a nice story also of the one flower that made it amoung ...
Photo Critique
Rating
8
Photographer: Erik F. Vogel
Camera: NX1000
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Ok Erik, a very nice photo but one that we see a lot of. When shooting scenes such as this try to make it just a little bit different then the rest. Change the camera...
Photo Critique
Rating
7.3
Photographer: Erik F. Vogel
Camera: NX1000
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Erik, I love your attempt on a very hard subject to photograph. Shooting anything in motion is very difficult. The bird just gets lost in the flowers way too much for...
Photo Critique
Rating
7.3
Photographer: Nicole Balbastro
Camera:
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T2
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Hi Nicole, the photograph is nice, I like the color and the composition a lot! For the type of camera used you did a great job shooting. The quality of the camera and...
Photo Critique
Rating
8.3
Photographer: Nick M
Camera:
Nikon D90
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Well done Nick! A very nice enviornmental portrait with a lot of detail and interesting things to look at. The subjects are not posed and look very natural. This phot...
Photo Critique
Rating
8
Photographer: Tisha Unarmed
Camera: Canon EOS REBEL SL1
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Hello Tisha, this is a very interesting photograph. Adding fire to the rose is a very creative approach. The color is great & gives this photograph a real "fine art" ...
Photo Critique
Rating
8.7
Photographer: Giacomo Foti
Camera:
Canon EOS 7D
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Hello Giacomo, you have a very beautiful photo here. The mood and feel tell a very peacefull story. I love the light on the mountains. I do feel you can adjust the cr...
Photo Critique
Rating
8.1
Photographer: Nicole Espinosa
Camera:
NIKON D3100
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Hi Nicole, this is a very nice shot. You say it is simple, yes, but you did a great job of telling a story with a very simple ordinary subject. With a few minor corre...
Photo Critique
Rating
9.6
Photographer: Dave H
Camera:
Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Dave, you did it! This is the highest score I have given on Gurushots, Great job, great photograph. This photograph is worthy of hanging up on your wall, any wall. In...
Photo Critique
Rating
8
Photographer: Kay McBeath
Camera: Canon EOS REBEL T1i
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Hi Kay, I'm glad you keep comeing back to me for critique, I love looking at your "ART"! You have a good eye for looking deeper into the subject, you like design and ...
Photo Critique
Rating
9
Photographer: Beverly Stevens
Camera:
Canon Rebel T2i
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Hello Beverly, very nice photo & I can definately see your "art" background. My only suggestions would be to try different crops and see if you like a closer crop wit...
Photo Critique
Rating
7.7
Photographer: Phil Esposito
Camera:
NIKON D80
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Hello Phil, I love the fact that you had an idea when shooting this shot and that you wanted to convey the message of "POWER". This shot does tell a story and with a ...
Photo Critique
Rating
8
Photographer: Visakh Leela Gopinath
Camera: Canon EOS 650D
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Hello Visakh, I love the feel of this photograph, your eye to look upwards works nicely. I like that you tell a story with the shot. I also feel that the image is lik...
Photo Critique
Rating
7.4
Photographer: Kay McBeath
Camera: Canon EOS REBEL T1i
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Ok Kay, it is nice to see you back & great to see you still love shooting close-up. The subject is a very popular one to shoot, so when shooting flowers try to be as ...
Photo Critique
Rating
7.7
Photographer: shamrat
Camera:
n/a
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Hello Shamrat, your photo does look creative, I like that you got close to your subject. With a little change in composition and lighting you will have a very nice ph...
Photo Critique
Rating
9.1
Photographer: Casi Utecht
Camera:
NIKON D3200
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Casi, job well done. I'm glad you take your camera with you on your morning walks. This photo tells the viewer a story and sets a mood, that is what a good photo shou...
Photo Critique
Rating
7.4
Photographer: Robert Henderson
Camera: COOLPIX S3100
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Hi Robert, I do like the misty feel of this photo. How ever I would like to see what it looks like in full sun. The composition of how the river leads your eye into t...
Photo Critique
Rating
7.9
Photographer: Arron Peters
Camera:
DSLR-A230
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Hello Arron, thank you for letting me critique your photography. You have a very nice photo, the color and feel of this shot tells the viewer a story. If this photo w...
Photo Critique
Rating
7.7
Photographer: nilgun ceran
Camera:
Canon EOS 500D
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Hello Nilgun, this is a very nice, clean photo. It is just too ordinary. There are just way too many landscape photos, like this one out there. We have to try to be a...
Photo Critique
Rating
8.9
Photographer: Robert Brett
Camera:
Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Hello Robert, what a beautiful photo! I love the way you went out of your way to lay on your stomach and get a very low angle to shoot. This extra effort in my oppini...
Photo Critique
Rating
6.4
Photographer: Linnea Janelle Carlson
Camera:
Canon Digital Rebel XS
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Hi Linnea, I like your subject and your eye for finding a good subject is good. Because I have no camera or post processing information it is hard for me to tell what...
Photo Critique
Rating
6.9
Photographer: Robin Bailey
Camera:
Canon PowerShot SX20 IS
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Hello Robin, I really like the location and the spot you selected to photograph from. The problem seems to be that you did not use a DSLR , the qualities that are poo...
Photo Critique
Rating
7.3
Photographer: Ray Stokes
Camera:
Canon EOS REBEL T4i
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Ok Ray, I really like the feel and the emotion you get from this photo. It also tells a story which is very important in all photos! There are a few technical mistake...
Photo Critique
Rating
8.1
Photographer: Kay McBeath
Camera: Canon EOS REBEL T1i
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Hi Kay, it was real nice to see another one of your shots. I love your eye and selection of subjects, I always look forward to critiqueing your work! The "artistic" f...
Photo Critique
Rating
7.7
Photographer: Sara Ann Jones
Camera:
NIKON D60
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Sara Ann, you have a very nice shot and a great subject. With a few minor corrections I think could make this photo even better. The one thing that I have to mention ...
Photo Critique
Rating
7.3
Photographer: Kay McBeath
Camera: Canon EOS REBEL T1i
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Ok Kay, this was a very nice attempt to shoot a fairly hard but interesting subject. I would play with the crop & see if you like some of the 2/3rds selections better...
Photo Critique
Rating
6
Photographer: Liz Morales
Camera:
Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
OK Liz, your attempt and idea was a good one. With proper exposure and elimination of the sun flairs, this shot would of been better. Placement of the couple and comp...
Photo Critique
Rating
7.6
Photographer: Erik F. Vogel
Category: Pet Photography
Camera: NX1000
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Erik, pets make good subjects. I like your effort, work on the composition and the camera exposure. Take many shots with different angles & light, this will give you ...
Photo Critique
Rating
7.9
Photographer: Erik F. Vogel
Camera: NX1000
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Erik, as you know, I love the subject matter your eye is attracted to. With work on your composition and camera use, I can see you will have some real nice photograph...
Photo Critique
Rating
9
Photographer: Erik F. Vogel
Camera: NX1000
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Erik, this is the best shot I have seen from you so far. The color, feel & the silhouette of the photo make this a very nice image. The suggestions I gave you for com...
Photo Critique
Rating
7.7
Photographer: Erik F. Vogel
Camera: NX1000
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Erik, you picked a very good subject and one that is not easy to shoot. Over all you did a good job, with a few corrections such as composition and getting a little c...
Photo Critique
Rating
8.9
Photographer: Nick Anderson
Camera:
NIKON D90
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Nick, this is a very nice photograph. You did everything right, you used a tripod, focused on manual, used fill flash, just a great job over all. If I would have one ...
Photo Critique
Rating
8.4
Photographer: Kay McBeath
Camera: Canon EOS REBEL T1i
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Hello Kay, It was nice to see another photo of yours! I love your eye for close up subjects, things that not just everyone finds. The texture, color & detail of this ...
Photo Critique
Rating
8.1
Photographer: Kay McBeath
Camera: Canon EOS REBEL T1i
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Kay, this is a photo well done! The natural light and color of the flower make this shot stand out from other close-up nature shots. With a few tweaks here and there ...
Photo Critique
Rating
8.6
Photographer: John Arnott
Camera:
NIKON D7000
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
John, very nice shot. Dusk Darks with long exposure are not easy, you did a very good job. With a few tweats on composition and in photo shop, you will have a great shot!
Photo Critique
Rating
7.6
Photographer: Michaela Gundrum
Camera:
Canon PowerShot SX160 IS
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Hi Michaela, I like what you were shooting for, "happiness & joy" the colors in this flower do achieve that. With just a few small changes in focus, lighting & compos...
Photo Critique
Rating
8.4
Photographer: Cynthia Duff
Camera:
PENTAX K-5
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Cynthia, first let me appoligize for taking so long to get back to you, I was on a short vacation. This photo is a great shot over all. The few comments or correction...
Photo Critique
Rating
8.1
Photographer: Isaac Cambridge
Camera:
Canon EOS 1100D
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Isaac, over all a very nice photo. The city scape in B&W works well. I like the addition of the subjects to the photo, I would of changed their placement and their an...
Photo Critique
Rating
6.9
Photographer: Eran Hazout
Camera:
Canon EOS 350D DIGITAL
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Eran, Thank you for letting me critique your photo. I like the subject, correct exposure and better light conditions will help your viewers see the shapes in the rock...
Photo Critique
Rating
8.1
Photographer: Mike
Camera:
NIKON D3100
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Mike, this is a very nice shot, The night effect with the color & reflections make this photo noticeable. A little work on the composition & cropping and some touch u...
Photo Critique
Rating
5.9
Photographer: ROBERT PATTERSON
Camera: Select
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Robert, family is a great subject, this is a nice snap shot. Keep practicing and you will start noticing the difference between a snap shot and a nice portrait.
Photo Critique
Rating
7
Photographer: Lee MacGillivray
Camera:
Canon EOS REBEL T3i
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
OK Lee, you picked a very interesting subject, the pony & colorfull barn look great. You need to work on your composition, crop and camera techniques. If you would of...
Photo Critique
Rating
8.4
Photographer: Henry Nelson
Camera:
NIKON D90
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Ok Henry, this is a real nice flower shot. The dew / rain drops and color really make this shot stand out from a lot of these types of flower shots. Try the suggested...
Photo Critique
Rating
8.3
Photographer: Jenny Stevenson
Camera: Select
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Nice job Jenny! I like the subject and the feel of this photo. With a few adjustments you can make this shot even better. I love the way this photo tells a story & y...
Photo Critique
Rating
8.6
Photographer: Lauren
Camera:
Pentax K-x
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Lauren, very nice shot! I love the details of the eagle. You are right he does look scarey but he is a great looking bird! With the few corrections, especially with t...
Photo Critique
Rating
7.7
Photographer: Kristen O'Brian
Camera:
Nikon D5000
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Kristen, this is a very nice first attempt. There are a few improvements that could of been made with positioning and lighting that would of helped this shot. I'm sur...
Photo Critique
Rating
9.3
Photographer: Leonard Aschenbrand
Camera:
Nikon D60
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Leonard, you get a A+ for all the corrections you did in post editing! The crop, the color, the contrast / density and the cloneing all worked very well. GREAT JOB, I...
Photo Critique
Rating
8.7
Photographer: Leonard Aschenbrand
Camera:
Nikon D60
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
OK Leonard, with the exceptions of a few tweaks here and there, this is a very strong image. The subject is strong and your eye to see a nice shot was strong also.
Photo Critique
Rating
8.1
Photographer: Leonard Aschenbrand
Camera:
Nikon D60
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Leonard, I like this pagoda and the FEEL of this shot very much. The use of reflections in photos is a very nice effect.... I like to use reflections, in some shot th...
Photo Critique
Rating
8.3
Photographer: Leonard Aschenbrand
Camera:
Nikon D60
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Leonard, I gave you a TEN for effort. The changes you made did improve the shot, unfortunately it needs to still be taken a little further. The placement of the figur...
Photo Critique
Rating
8.1
Photographer: Leonard Aschenbrand
Camera:
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Leonard, I still like this photo a lot. The crop & the removeallof the object in this shot helped. I did like the color and sharpness of the first photo better.
Photo Critique
Rating
8.3
Photographer: Leonard Aschenbrand
Camera:
Nikon D60
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Leonard, A+ for effort!! With all the correcting and effort you give to each photo you will soon be an expert. I love the experimenting you like to do in PS, it is re...
Photo Critique
Rating
8.1
Photographer: Leonard Aschenbrand
Camera:
Nikon D60
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Same comments Leonard as I had on the second critique.
Photo Critique
Rating
8
Photographer: Leonard Aschenbrand
Camera:
Nikon D60
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Leonard, I like the idea and the location a lot. I would try different crops, in camera and in post editing. Also, "if you think you are close, get closer" , would of...
Photo Critique
Rating
9
Photographer: Leonard Aschenbrand
Camera: D60
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Very nice shot Leonard. I like what your eye saw! I love the rich colors and the details in the sharp reflection. I love the details of the roof & the roof tiles!
Photo Critique
Rating
8.3
Photographer: Chris
Camera:
Nikon D700
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Ok Chris, this is a very nice image, the angle of the shot and the capture and expression of the birds is very well done. The way the second bird is framed by the fir...
Photo Critique
Rating
8.1
Photographer: Leonard Aschenbrand
Camera: Nikkormat EL
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Leonard, nice to see some of your work from the past.... ESPECIALLY HISTORICAL PHOTOS such as these of the Twin Towers. Looks like you have been interested in photogr...
Photo Critique
Rating
9.1
Photographer: Leonard Aschenbrand
Camera: Nikkormat EL
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Leonard, excellant frameing and concentration on your subject. The Twin Towers is a very historic subject, do not lose these negatives and please use a copyright on a...
Photo Critique
Rating
9
Photographer: Leonard Aschenbrand
Camera: Nikkormat EL
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Leonard, this is my second favorite of the three shots you sent me. This detail shot fits in nicely with the other two perspectives and makes the triplet complete. NI...
Photo Critique
Rating
9.3
Photographer: Leonard Aschenbrand
Camera:
Nikon D60
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Leonard, way to go! The follow up and the crop correction worked very well. I'm glad that you liked the changes I suggested!
Photo Critique
Rating
9
Photographer: Leonard Aschenbrand
Camera: D60
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
OK Leonard, another job well done! I love the way your eye can see the ordinary and make a photo from it, that takes a nice eye for art. Keep up the good work & keep ...
Photo Critique
Rating
8.3
Photographer: James Peterson
Camera:
Canon Rebel T2i
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
James, your choice of scene & light was very nice. The golden warm colors make this shot.
Photo Critique
Rating
8.1
Photographer: Leonard Aschenbrand
Camera:
Nikon D60
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Leonard, I love the subject and the colors in this shot, I do recommend trying the suggested crop, I think it will help the composition a lot.
Photo Critique
Rating
7.4
Photographer: Leonard Aschenbrand
Camera:
Nikon D60
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Leonard, I love the way you keep trying new things in camera and post camera, great way to learn!
Photo Critique
Rating
8
Photographer: Leonard Aschenbrand
Camera: D60
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Leonard, this is not my favorite shot nor my least favorite shot of yours, you do get a A+ for trying new things!!
Photo Critique
Rating
8.6
Photographer: Leonard Aschenbrand
Camera:
Nikon D60
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Leonard, I'm glad you have not given up trying to capture this ceiling. To me this is the best one. I like the view, color and composition a lot!
Photo Critique
Rating
8
Photographer: Leonard Aschenbrand
Camera:
Nikon D60
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Very nice job Leonard. The detail & time you took in post editing worked nicely. I love the detail & effect you got , especially in the angel itself. Nice job.
Photo Critique
Rating
7.7
Photographer: Leonard Aschenbrand
Camera:
Nikon D60
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Leonard, nice determination and precistence. Never give up, you are right there are a lot of different images. It is great that you understand to look for them.
Photo Critique
Rating
8.3
Photographer: Leonard Aschenbrand
Camera: D60
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Very nice photo Leonard. The post editing & the treshold process gives this photo a very nice feel.
Photo Critique
Rating
7.7
Photographer: Leonard Aschenbrand
Camera:
Nikon D60
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Very nice idea Leonard. These type of shota are difficult, you made a good in camera decision to over expose the sun, but that decision sacraficed the rest of the exp...
Photo Critique
Rating
8.1
Photographer: Leonard Aschenbrand
Camera:
Nikon D60
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Leonard, I love the way you like to try new things in post editing. For this shot the treshold process works when it comes to showing detail on the fountain, I would ...
Photo Critique
Rating
8.1
Photographer: Leonard Aschenbrand
Camera:
Nikon D60
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Leonard, it is nice to see some nature photos from you. This is not my expertise but I can critique all photographic subjects in general. I like this bird photo a lot.
Photo Critique
Rating
9.1
Photographer: Leonard Aschenbrand
Camera:
Nikon d60
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Leonard, the experimentation in post editing really paid off for you in this image. I love the snow!! Most people would not even think of going out in the snow to sho...
Photo Critique
Rating
9
Photographer: Leonard Aschenbrand
Camera:
Nikon D60
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Leonard, very nice eye for detail, color & light, keep up the good work.
Photo Critique
Rating
9.1
Photographer: Leonard Aschenbrand
Camera:
Nikon D60
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Ok Leonard, I love your determenation to please & correct.... GOOD JOB!
Photo Critique
Rating
9.3
Photographer: Leonard Aschenbrand
Camera:
Nikon D60
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Leonard, I love your determination & perfection.... nice job.
Photo Critique
Rating
8.9
Photographer: Leonard Aschenbrand
Camera:
Nikon D60
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Leonard, This is my 2nd favorite of this building 1st would be the verticle pillars.
Photo Critique
Rating
8.6
Photographer: Leonard Aschenbrand
Camera:
Nikon D60
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
If you crop this photo in half & use the right side , I love it!
Photo Critique
Rating
8.9
Photographer: Leonard Aschenbrand
Camera:
Nikon D60
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Leonard, I like your eye to be able to see the details out of what others would think are just the ordinary. This proves there is a photograph every where. Some peopl...
Photo Critique
Rating
9
Photographer: Leonard Aschenbrand
Camera:
Nikon D60
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Leonard, the color and light you caught on this shot are great. Being able to see the reflections are very smart on your part, way to go. I love the shapes a lot, also.
Photo Critique
Rating
8
Photographer: Leonard Aschenbrand
Camera:
Nikon D60
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Leonard, this is a very nice shot and with a few minor corrections can be improved in post editing.
Photo Critique
Rating
8.4
Photographer: Leonard Aschenbrand
Camera:
Nikon D60
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Leonard, I love your perspective and your eye to see what other photographers would not even see. Keep up the good work.
Photo Critique
Rating
8
Photographer: Leonard Aschenbrand
Camera:
Nikon D60
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Leonard, nice to see another photo from you. Cathedrals have great architectural views and detail.
Photo Critique
Rating
9.4
Photographer: Leonard Aschenbrand
Camera:
Nikon D60
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Leonard, out of all the photos you have sent me this one is my favorite. Have you ever entered any contests? I would submit this one if you are into that kind of stuff :)
Photo Critique
Rating
9.1
Photographer: Leonard Aschenbrand
Camera:
Nikon D60
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Leonard, you are impressing me more and more! You are in an area with a lot of great looking architecture, I'm glad you are shareing it with me!
Photo Critique
Rating
9
Photographer: Leonard Aschenbrand
Camera: D60
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Leonard, great job , especially with the "aim to please" part!!
Photo Critique
Rating
8.7
Photographer: Leonard Aschenbrand
Camera:
Nikon D60
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Leonard, GREAT determination & experimentation. Keep up the great work, like they told me many times at Brooks, you get an "A" for effort. The photograph is always in...
Photo Critique
Rating
8.3
Photographer: Leonard Aschenbrand
Camera:
Nikon D60
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Hi Leonard, I love your enthusiam and experimentation with the shooting of this photograph. I think you are almost there, the background is what bugs me the most. A b...
Photo Critique
Rating
6.7
Photographer: Nico Strydom
Camera:
Nikon D7000
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
OK Nico, being real honest here, your eye for the nice subject was great, work on your technical skills. Architecture is a great subject, keep trying and experimentin...
Photo Critique
Rating
7.3
Photographer: mohamad
Camera: canon powershot sx40hs
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Mohamad, keep trying, I like the expression on the subjects face a lot, with small lighting and composition changes you could have a better photo.
Photo Critique
Rating
9.3
Photographer: Rick Bianchi
Camera:
Canon Digital Rebel XSi
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Rick, my speciality is not nature photography, but my general photography experience and education is smart enough to know that you have a great shot here! Way to go....
Photo Critique
Rating
8.3
Photographer: Donna Haley
Camera:
Nikon D40
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Donna, over all you did a great job, nice subject and great time of day. Shooting at dusk takes a lot of practice and you achieved a nice photo!
Photo Critique
Rating
8
Photographer: Jillian Bradley
Camera:
Sony Alpha DSLR-A330
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Your subject is great, keep shooting things you are interested in. Keep trying new angles, lighting conditions and experimenting. JOB WELL DONE!
Photo Critique
Rating
9.7
Photographer: Rick Riddle
Camera:
nikon d80
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Rick, not sure how much photography experience you have but with this image you got it just right! Very nice job, well done.
Photo Critique
Rating
5.7
Photographer: Al Mundell
Camera:
Canon Digital Rebel XSi
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
This is just an average shot. Try using a tripod, experimenting with camera exposure (aperature & speed) take camera out of AUTO Exposure & try using manual exposure,...
Photo Critique
Rating
7.9
Photographer: judy l moore
Camera:
Canon EOS 50D
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
This shot just needs a little something more! Too typical.
Photo Critique
Rating
9.4
Photographer: Barbara L Johanneasmeyer Grina
Camera:
Canon PowerShot SX110
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Very nice.... I love the Mojave Desert area, I grew up right near there in a little city call California City, heard of it?
Photo Critique
Rating
9
Photographer: Shelley Kinsman
Camera:
Nikon D300
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Very nice.
Photo Critique
Rating
8.9
Photographer: Lucy Courtney
Camera:
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX5
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
9 is VERY GOOD, I very rarely ever give 10's!
Photo Critique
Rating
7.6
Photographer: mark pearson
Camera:
canon 600d
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Nice color, and reflections but needs more depth & I would of got closer & cropped diferently.
Photo Critique
Rating
5.4
Photographer: Robert Mossom
Camera: Samsung Digimax A6
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
I love the subject, different angles and views would of helped a lot.
Photo Critique
Rating
5.1
Photographer: Duncan Cunningham
Camera:
Samsung SL720
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Love the color and the possibities this photo could have!
Photo Critique
Rating
8
Photographer: Kirsty Paul
Camera:
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS6
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Nice shot, nice job using "if you think you are close get closer"!
Photo Critique
Rating
6.9
Photographer: Kathy Hardon
Camera:
Canon Digital Rebel XS
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Love the subject, do not love the photo. Do not give up, take a lot of photos and look for variences. Shoot this same subject under different conditions & see what th...
Photo Critique
Rating
8.1
Photographer: Elisha Leenders
Camera:
Canon PowerShot SD780
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
I really like this shot! As soon as I saw it I was attracted to the difference of the subject & the reflection! Nice Job!
Photo Critique
Rating
7.8
Photographer: Thomas Jenkins
Camera: Lumix DMC LX5
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Nice photo but we have seen many of the same type. The challenge in nature photography is to try and be a little different
Photo Critique
Rating
6.8
Photographer: Haraldo
Camera: HP
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
Nice Shot...... These days it takes more then "nice shot" to be able to sell a photo with good results in stock. Something has to be different, eye catching! Model, c...
Photo Critique
Rating
8.1
Photographer: Alberto Castro
Camera:
Samsung CL65
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
This shot tells me you have an eye for photography. You look beyond the normal. Any one could of taken your normal shot of this building. In stead you saw something d...
Photo Critique
Rating
6.4
Photographer: Howard Lakinsky
Camera:
Canon Elf 3
Critiqued by: Walt Saadus
My first impression was GOOD, I liked it! You took something "ordinary" and made it interesting! You were using the "art" in your eyes, you were being visual! This is...
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